During quarantine, I gave myself the best present I could think of to cope - Adobe Photoshop. After that, I spent days and nights returning to one of my favorite things to do - fiddling around in photoshop. I hadn't played with it or worked with it since graduating college. Finally, finally, sweet Adobe bliss in my own possession.
Below is my first 2020 gif:
After spending hours on the smudge tool with that one, I decided I wanted to smudge a dancer into a swirl:
I thought, mehh, this is a start....but I can create a better swirl. So we went to my final quarantine smudge tool photoshop motion project: